June 2006: Picking up my Traction Avant

After the sale was completed for Eur2000,= I went to pick up the Citroën Traction Avant 11BN (built 1955) in Leiden with the rented car trailer.

The 3 below pictures are the seller’s ones from Marktplaats.nl:


At home:

After the first inspection it turned out that nothing actually worked.

The engine was stuck, there was water in the oil, the gearbox was broken, holes in the fenders, headlight mirrors rotten, rear light lenses broken, gas tank leaking, exhaust rotted, tires on, front bumper was rotted off and so on.

But the bottom, side, roof and body were rock solid.

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